Canada/IBNS: Hundreds of websites selling illicit edibles with packages designed to resemble all types of candy and chocolate bars were found by Go Public, an investigative news segment on CBC-TV, radio, and the web after concerns were raised in Canada about a spike in poisonings.
Ottawa/IBNS: Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) said it has seized more than 1,400 kilograms of suspected cannabis from two locations in the Greater Toronto Area, CBSA reports said.
Toronto, Apr 1 (IBNS): The first brick-and-mortal cannabis stores in Ontario are all set to open on Monday, media reports said.
Edmonton, Jan 2 (IBNS): Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has said her province is well ahead in the country when it comes to cannabis industry.
Victoria, Oct 15 (IBNS): British Columbia (BC) farmers are now planning to grow cannabis, which is set to get legalised in Canada on Wednesday, in their farm lands, media reports said.
Yerevan, Oct 13 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said the Quebec government's plan to raise the minimum age for smoking cannabis could lead to an organised crime, media reports said.
Ottawa, Jun 28 (IBNS): Health Canada has unveiled regulations for the recreational marijuana, which is set to be legalised nationwide on Oct 17, media reports said.
Toronto, Jun 22 (IBNS): Ontario premier-elect Doug Ford is seeking further consultations on marijuana legalisation in the province, media reports said.
Ottawa, Jun 21 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said cannabis will be legal in the country on Oct 17, media reports said.
Ottawa, Jun 20 (IBNS): After years of debate, the Canadian parliament has passed a nationwide law legalising the use of recreational marijuana or cannabis, reports said on Wednesday.
Ottawa, Jun 18 (IBNS): Canadian MP Bill Blair has said the use of marijuana will be legalised in September if the bill passes by the end of this week, media reports said.
Ottawa, Feb 24 (IBNS): Consumption of Cannabis has more than doubled among Canadians who are 15 and older, a new Statistics Canada report said.
Ottawa, Feb 16 (IBNS): The guideline based on a review of clinical trials involving medical cannabis.published Thursday in the Canadian Family Physician journal, alleged that there was an overstatement of benefits of medical marijuana and research on its medicinal properties was lacking, media reports said.
Ottawa, Feb 8 (IBNS): Designing marijuana packaging and product labelling -- an important way to educate consumers, especially young people about the risks of using marijuana -- should be left to federal officials and public health experts, not cannabis producers and distributors, said The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) recently.
Vancouver, Jan 15 (IBNS): Eyeing on the legalisation of marijuana sale, the Canadian weed producers are going all out to recruit employees, media reports said.